You do need a visa to enter the UK or to study here if you are a national of a country outside the European Economic Area (EEA) or Switzerland.
You do not need a visa to enter the UK or to study here if you are a national of a country inside the European Economic Area (EEA) or Switzerland.
The type of visa required will depend on the type and length of your course or if you need it to travel while you are in the UK. Use the links below to find out if you are eligible, how to apply and what documents you must provide.
Our international student advisers can advise you on which type of visa you will need and how to apply for it.
Simply fill in our visa enquiry form or feel free to come in to the drop in sessions in our office, Mon-Fri, 2 - 4.30 pm.
Alternatively, give us a call on +44 (0)117 331 8572 | Internal 18572.
We sit in the Students’ Union, on the third floor of the Richmond Building, Queens Road, BS8 1LN. You can find directions here.
The University of Bristol is a fully licensed sponsor with the UK Visas and Immigration department under Tier 4 of the UK points-based system.
Find out about visa requirements to work in the UK after you have completed your studies